Previously announced The Klutzy Witch theatrical anime (movie format) revealed a key visual ahead of the 2023 premiere in Japan. Production I.G is animating the adaptation. The cast was also revealed:
- Honoka Inoue as Fuuka
- Mutsumi Tamura as Chitose
- Manaka Iwami as Karin
The story is based on a novel by Satoko Narita’s Rakudai Majo novel series, which first started publishing in Poplar Pocket Bunko imprint in 2005. The novel series features illustrations by Enaga Senno. and currently has 17 books out. The theatrical anime previously revealed a teaser trailer, which also contains some character designs:
The staff for The Klutzy Witch anime was previously revealed and includes:
- Director: Takayuki Hamana (The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light)
- Screenplay: Kiyoko Yoshimura (The God of Highschool)
- Character designer Marumi Sugita (chief animation director on Asteroid in Love)
The synopsis is described as:
This is a magical country. Wind and plants, flames and water, the power of time. A mysterious world in which witches and wizards who manipulate various elements live.
Children learn how to use magic every day. One of them is “the klutzy witch” who sometimes struggled to do things.
But, be careful, for there is a magic that gently illuminates people, but also dark magic that distorts.
This is a story of a big adventure with a little bit of first love!
Source: Official Twitter
©Satoko Narita, Enaga Senno, Poplar Publishing Co.